Recipes of Russia

Victoria Turovsky’s Borscht

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This recipe comes from our good friend, Victoria Turovsky, who has made borscht “by feel” since her childhood in Ukraine.  A recipe loved by her grandson, she has been good enough to share it here.Ingredients:6  cups chicken broth or bouillon2 cans small whole beets. Reserve...

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Russian-inspired Knadelach (Matzo Balls)

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Ingredients: 3 eggs, well beaten3 T canola oil (or chicken fat, for a more authentic taste)3 T finely ground almondsSalt, pepper, pinch sugar9 T ground Matzo (or Matzo meal)6 cups chicken broth (or salted water)Preparation:   Mix first four ingredients wellWhen mixture is combined, add Matzo mealLet...

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Babushka “Bubbe’s” Chopped Herring

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Ingredients: 1 small jar pickled herring in wine sauce. Discard sauce and onions, reserving only herring.1 Granny Smith apple1/4 onion, sliced thinly3 Marie biscuits (or other plain crackers)Juice of 1 or 2 lemons1 tsp sugar2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced.½ cup fresh parsley, choppedPreparation:Mince or grind first four...

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